Jimmy Carter won't teach Sunday School this week after all
Carter, 94, fell and fractured his hip at his home in Plains, Georgia, Monday morning and later underwent hip replacement surgery (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Abortion restrictions sweep across the U.S.
There is a growing wave of restrictive abortion legislation being signed into law in America. While abortion is legal, some states have recently set limits on the procedure. Many lawmakers are backing abortion-related bills with the goal of them going before the now conservative-filled U.S. Supreme Court. Kenneth Craig reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning - four of the most common signs and symptoms you may be ignoring
BOWEL cancer symptoms can be difficult to spot, as they don ’t necessarily make you feel ill. These are the most common warning signs of bowel cancer to look out for. Could you be at risk of a deadly tumour? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Female lawmakers speak about rapes as abortion bills advance
As more Republican-led states seek to ban abortions, female lawmakers go public. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Kate's spot on - forest bathing CAN make you live longer
Architects Adam White and Andree Davies invited the MoS for an exclusive preview of the Royal Horticultural Society's Back To Nature Garden – co-designed by the Duchess of Cambridge. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

50 Years Later, Looking Back At Apollo 10, Precursor To The Moon Landing
It's the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 10 mission. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with General Thomas Stafford, who led the Apollo 10 mission. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SERENA LIPSCOMB got her cancer all-clear aged eight... but the physical and mental toll never ends
SERENA LIPSCOMB, now 23, was living in Essex with her mother Melanie and father Ian when she was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Slouching could be GOOD for your back
Physiotherapists at the University Hospital of North Tees in Stockton-on-Tees concluded that some slouching can ‘provide a valuable alternative to upright sitting’ in patients with lower-back pain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DR ELLIE CANNON: Will a new diet end the agony of gout? 
DR ELLIE CANNON: Gout is not just a problem reserved for Europe's ancient kings who over-indulged in rich foods and drank too much port. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Life-changing' operation that brings paralysed limbs back to life could banish pain of nerve damage
A simple hour-long operation could be ‘life-changing’ for the thousands of Britons left permanently disabled due to damaged nerves (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HEALTH NOTES: Jab offers hope to migraine patients
A revolutionary drug that halts migraines in their tracks is giving Britain's NHS patients their lives back. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SPA DOCTOR: Icy blast warms my frozen shoulder 
SPA DOCTOR: About 18 months ago I woke up to find I couldn’t turn my head because my neck, on the same side as the shoulder injury, had frozen. I was offered a spa treatment in Knightsbridge. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Britain's five-a-day obsession is triggering a frightening new allergy 
The British public are now chugging 898 million litres of fruit juices and smoothies each year, according to the British Soft Drinks Association. But experts warn fruit and veg obsession has a cost. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Can electric shocks to your brain give you the memory of a 20-year-old?
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Rob Reinhart, an assistant professor at Boston University, wanted to see if he could improve the working memory of older volunteers by giving their brains a bit of a tickle. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Abortion rights demonstration held on Cannes red carpet
Dozens of women demonstrated for abortion rights on the red carpet. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Simon Cowell health: Star’s experience of blood pressure condition hypotension - symptoms
SIMON COWELL is renowned for heading the judging panel of talent competitions such as Britain ’s Got Talent and X Factor - something he’s been doing for the past 18 years. But just two years ago, the music mogul was struck down by a particular health condition which caused him to miss live X Factor shows - the condition being hypotension. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alesha Dixon health - what is the BGT judge’s ‘niggling’ medical condition? Signs revealed
ALESHA DIXON is a British singer, songwriter and judge on ITV ’s Britain’s Got Talent, as well as featuring as a member of Mis-Teeq. But Alesha has recently revealed that she has imposter syndrome. What is imposter syndrome and what are the signs and symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'We're just like everybody else': New play tackles misconceptions about disabilities, love and sex
A new theatre production in New Westminster, B.C., wants its audience to consider what dating, romance and sex is like for people with disabilities. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Running and aging usually don’t mix. But at 62, quitting isn’t an option for me.
To do it with much younger friends at this stage of life is a gift I don’t take lightly. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mark Hyman Source Type: news

‘This terrible disease’: Ovarian cancer is deadly, but new tests, treatments start to emerge
Compared with other cancer success stories, the disease historically has had a shortage of good news. Until recently, it hasn’t benefited from new treatments for decades. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Elizabeth Richards Source Type: news

Nicki Chapman praised for sharing tumour diagnosis
Nicki Chapman will not host the Chelsea Flower Show following surgery to remove a brain tumour. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Stem cell' therapies offered at private clinics need to be approved as drugs, Health Canada says
Across Canada, private clinics charge thousands of dollars for injections and IV therapies using what they claim are stem cells. This week, Health Canada ruled that those cell therapies are drugs that must be approved. But so far, the agency has not ordered clinics to stop doing the procedures. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

What Does It Really Mean to Be 6 Weeks Pregnant?
So-called ‘ heartbeat ’ legislation restricting abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy has started a conversation about when most women actually learn that they ’ re pregnant. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CHRISTINA CARON Tags: Pregnancy and Childbirth Abortion Law and Legislation Women and Girls Tests (Medical) Birth Control and Family Planning Source Type: news

Dr. Gupta: If you see someone struggling with mental illness, don't turn away
On the morning of September 25, 2000, when Kevin Hines looked out from the Golden Gate Bridge, it must have been a magnificent sight. The sun bouncing off the coastline of Marin County to the left and backlighting the coast of San Francisco to the right, with Alcatraz straight ahead. There were probably boats of different types and sizes in the glittering water and an occasional sea lion breaking the surface. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What it's like to try to get an abortion in Mississippi
When Amanda Furdge walked into a clinic in Jackson, Mississippi, in the spring of 2014, she knew exactly what she wanted: to confirm whether she was pregnant, and to have an abortion if she was. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maternity Leave for Sponsored Runners
A video about female runners losing their pay and health insurance if they are pregnant sends ripples through the running world. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JEN A. MILLER Tags: Athletics and Sports Running Women and Girls Family Leaves Pregnancy and Childbirth Health Insurance and Managed Care Marathon Running Source Type: news

Life expectancy has increased in the past century, but so have health woes for the elderly
New Yorker article explores how researchers are trying to deal with the aging vs. ailing quandary. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erin Blakemore Source Type: news

Debates over anti-abortion laws have raised common myths about abortion. These are the facts
It's not just Alabama and Georgia. More states are considering bills that would make virtually all abortions illegal at 6 weeks or less. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Electrotherapy warning over bogus psychiatrist Zholia Alemi
Scotland's chief medic says Zholia Alemi may have prescribed ECT and wrongly detained mental health patients. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Calories, Carbs, Fat, Fiber: Unraveling The Links Between Breast Cancer And Diet
A new study finds that women who ate a low-fat diet and more fruits, vegetables and grains, lowered their risk of dying from breast cancer. But which of those factors provided the protective effect?(Image credit: Cavan Images/Getty Images/Cavan Images RF) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Allison Aubrey Source Type: news

Spider species discovered to use catapult technology to fling sticky webs at prey... previously scientists believed only humans possessed such weapons tech
(Natural News) Scientists at The University of Akron in Ohio have made yet another remarkable discovery about the intricacies of the animal kingdom, which continue to amaze even the brightest minds. Believe it or not, there’s actually a spider out there that’s not only able to spin its web in awe-inspiring wonder, but also pull... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aromatherapy basics: 9 Popular essential oils to use for better health
(Natural News) Essential oils are used in aromatherapy, which is a form of holistic healing. The benefits that aromatherapy offers range from physical to emotional to psychological. Here are nine popular essential oils to use for better health: Lavender essential oil — Derived from the plant Lavandula angustifolia, lavender essential oil is one of the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New discoveries about one of the greatest artists in history: Experts have determined that Leonardo da Vinci was ambidextrous
(Natural News) For the longest time, experts believed that the great Leonardo da Vinci was a southpaw. But recent research by Italian scholars indicated that while the Renaissance master was born left-handed, he eventually became ambidextrous – proficient in the use of either hand with equal skill. The announcement came from the Uffizi Gallery, located in the famous artist’s... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smelling dirty socks can give you a fungal infection
(Natural News) A Chinese man had the habit of taking deep sniffs of his dirty socks after coming home from a long day at work. His unhygienic custom could have contributed to his recent stay in the hospital due to a fungal infection of the lungs. First appearing on the Chinese media platform Pear Daily, the video article on... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New medicine of the Left: DIY removal of penis and testicles
(Natural News) The next phase of LGBT “love” and “acceptance” apparently involves surgically removing one’s own genitalia at home, and celebrating this expression of “gender identity” as a new form of “progress.” This is what Trent Gates, a 23-year-old biological male from Washington, D.C., is claiming anyway, having recently told the media that he personally... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are futuristic flying cars really better for the environment?
(Natural News) Better known as “flying cars,” electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft (eVTOL) are said to be the cleaner and more economical mode of transportation compared to ground vehicles. However, researchers recently warned that this only applied for long commutes – over shorter distances, eVTOLs proved to be more inefficient and generated more air... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

We're literally eating toxins: Western diets INCREASE the risk of food poisoning from Listeria
(Natural News) Researchers from the University College Cork made a startling discovery: Western diets – a diet comprising empty carbs, junk food, red meats, and foods high in saturated fat – can increase the risk of being infected by the foodborne pathogen, Listeria monocytogenes.  In their report, which appeared in the most recent edition of Microbiome, the scientists revealed that high-fat... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A simple guide to growing rhubarb (that even beginner gardeners can follow)
(Natural News) Growing your own edible garden is a great way to supplement your food supply. If you are a beginner gardener, you can start simple with easy-to-grow vegetables, such as rhubarb. Here’s what you need to know to grow rhubarb in your very own backyard. (h/t to CommonSenseHome.com) Preparation for planting rhubarb Rhubarb needs the right... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Japanese researchers develop a micro-electromechanical energy harvester that runs on ambient energy
(Natural News) Even as internet of things devices grow ever smaller, they continue to require more power. But most of these smart devices are too small to fit batteries and power cords might restrict them. This led Japanese researchers to refine an existing tool which could collect electromechanical energy from its surroundings. Their new energy harvester is called a micro-electronic mechanical... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A citrusy pick-me-up: The 15 health benefits of drinking lemon water in the morning
(Natural News) Taking a glass or two of lemon water every morning is one of the simplest yet most effective ways to attain and maintain good health. The body is quick to absorb nutrients from the foods consumed during breakfast, allowing it to enjoy the many benefits of citrus-enriched water. This antioxidant-rich treat for the skin and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Scientists find possible causes for chronic kidney disease 'epidemic'
New research suggests that climate change and environmental toxins may explain the increasing prevalence of chronic kidney disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology / Nephrology Source Type: news

In Cities Where It Once Reigned, Heroin Is Disappearing
The rise of the more potent fentanyl in its place has put a generation of older users, who had managed their addiction, at far greater risk of overdose. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ABBY GOODNOUGH Tags: Drug Abuse and Traffic Heroin Fentanyl Deaths (Fatalities) Blacks Baltimore (Md) Opioids and Opiates your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency warning: Has your hair CHANGED colour? The colour to avoid
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms can be difficult to spot, and may include tiredness, difficulty breathing and having a pain in your hands. But you could also be at risk of a vitamin B12 deficiency, and should consider adding more B12-rich foods to your diet, if your hair has changed colour. This is the hair colour to avoid. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - the best breakfast cereal to avoid high blood sugar revealed
DIABETES type 2 risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. You could avoid high blood sugar symptoms and signs by eating this breakfast cereal every day. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CBD craze causing confusion with different state laws
The $600 million industry is touted as a remedy for everything from aches and pains to stress (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Abortion barriers in Canada are back in spotlight following passage of abortion bans in U.S.
While abortion remains legal in Canada, some abortion rights advocates say women continue to face hurdles in accessing the procedure. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Legal in Canada, but barriers to abortion remain, advocates say
While abortion remains legal in Canada, some abortion rights advocates say women continue to face hurdles in accessing the procedure. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Dementia: New WHO prevention guidelines evaluate 12 risk factors
The WHO have recently released a new set of guidelines around strategies for dementia prevention, in which they evaluate potential interventions. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

High blood pressure - the 39p drink to lower your risk of deadly hypertension symptoms
HIGH blood pressure risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. You could avoid deadly hypertension symptoms and signs by regularly adding this drink to your shopping list. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Benefits and uses of lemongrass essential oil
Lemongrass essential oil has antibacterial, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties. People can use it as a massage oil, in a diffuser, or for steam inhalation. Learn more about the benefits of lemongrass essential oil here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news